Clarke County Court Records Search

Juvenile Delinquency in Clarke, IA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Clarke County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Iowa often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 35 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Clarke County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 35 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Clarke County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Clarke County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases

Government of Clarke County, IA

County Seat: Osceola
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1846
Total Square Miles: 432
2019 Population: 9,374
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05
County Contact: 100 S Main St
County Courthouse
Osceola , IA 50213-2411